Luninets


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Luninets

 

a city (since 1940), the administrative center of Luninets Raion, Brest Oblast, Byelorussian SSR. Located 59 km northeast of Pinsk. Luninets is a railroad junction for lines to Baranovichi, Mozyr’, Sarny, and Brest. Population, 14,200. (1972). Luninets has enterprises for the servicing and maintenance of railroad transport, as well as a bakery combine and a skimmed dry milk plant. A logging and timber distribution establishment and a state forestry station are near the city.

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